Fighting Joe Hooker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Fighting Joe Hooker United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
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Usage

In literature:

They marched fast now, and the fiery Hooker soon to be called Fighting Joe led the advance.
"The Sword of Antietam" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Burnside resigned his command and "Fighting" Joe Hooker was placed at the head of the Northern troops.
"The Victim" by Thomas Dixon
General Joseph Hooker, known as "Fighting Joe Hooker," was under McClellan at Antietam, and behaved most gallantly.
"The Land We Live In" by Henry Mann
On the 5th of May occurred the battle of Williamsburg, between the forces under "Fighting Joe" Hooker and General Johnston.
"Comic History of the United States" by Bill Nye
As the gallant general and his staff rode along the lines, enthusiastic cheers for "Fighting Joe Hooker," greeted him everywhere.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
Before him was Fighting Joe Hooker with Meade and Doubleday and Ricketts.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Burnside had run his course, and "Fighting 'Joe' Hooker" was in command.
"Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman" by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
Fighting Joe Hooker sent to the rear with his staff on a "dinky".
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
Our army was commanded by Fighting Joe Hooker, Burnside's successor.
"Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers" by J. Newton Terrill
As we shivered through the long, dark hours, all the admiration vanished that we had previously felt for Fighting Joe Hooker.
"A Narrative of Service with the Third Wisconsin Infantry" by Julian Wisner Hinkley
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